Spad vs Shad - What's the difference?

spad | shad |


As an adjective spad

is thin, tiny, young.

As a verb spad

is .

As a noun shad is

any one of several species of food fishes that comprise the genus alosa in the family clupeidae, to which the herrings also belong;.

spad

English

Alternative forms

* SpAd

Noun

(en noun)
  • A government adviser, often in a political or media role.
  • * 2009 , Ben Wright, Hidden world of the political advisers, BBC:
  • A successful stint as a spad can be a crucial political apprenticeship - as many of the current crop of professional politicians including the Miliband brothers, David Cameron and George Osborne can testify - so long as they stay in the dark.
  • * 2012 , Avoid The Thick of It-style spad appointments, ministers told, The Guardian :
  • The hit BBC sitcom satirising the inner workings of Whitehall and the so-called spads contains "more than a grain of truth", the head of the cross-party public administration select committee has warned.

    shad

    English

    (wikipedia shad)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Any one of several species of food fishes that comprise the genus Alosa in the family Clupeidae, to which the herrings also belong; .
  • * (English Citations of "shad")

    Derived terms

    * ) * ) * (Alosa alosa ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * * spp. ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * ) * (Alosa ''spp. ) * ) * shadbird * shadbush, shad bush (Amelanchier spp. ) * shad frog ('') * shad-spirit * shad-waiter () * ) * ) * ) * ) * )

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